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Clinic with Dr. Simon Curtis

Clinic with Dr. Simon Curtis

| March 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

    NORTHERN BRANCH New Zealand Farriers Association Inc. in association with WINDSOR PARK STUD Present a Clinic by Dr. Simon Curtis (UK) FWCF, BSc (hons), PhD, HonAssocRCVS   On:  Tuesday, 6 August 2019.    9.00am – 3.00pm At:    Windsor Park Stud 1130 Kaipaki Rd, Leamington, Cambridge 3495   Topics:  Foals & Farriery Findings from my […]

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NZFA - Annual General Meeting 2019

NZFA – Annual General Meeting 2019

| March 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Annual General Meeting of the New Zealand Farriers Association (Inc.) will be held on Monday, 13th May 2019 commencing at 9.00am At Jet Park Airport Hotel & Conference Centre (63 Westney Road, Mangere, Auckland)

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Farrier legend holds clinics, contest in Aust

| July 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Farrier legend holds clinics, contest in Aust

Dave Duckett, FWCF visits NSW for a series of educational clinics and a shoeing contest.

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Notice of 2015 NZFA AGM

| May 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
The ROST toeless shoe

NZ Farriers Assn AGM to be held on Monday, May 18 at the Jet Park Airport Hotel & Conference Centre in Auckland.

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A Modern Look at The Hoof, by Monique Craig

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
A Modern Look at The Hoof, by Monique Craig

A Modern Look At The Hoof takes a detailed look at the morphology (shape) and function of the hoof, and discusses implications for how the hoof should be trimmed and cared for.

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Farrier builds new hoof for laminitis sufferer

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Farrier builds new hoof for laminitis sufferer

US farrier Patrick Reilly, head of farrier services at University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center, built a whole new hoof for a zebra suffering from laminitis.

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Saving the horse’s legs: The explanation of Entheses

| February 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Saving the horse's legs: The explanation of Entheses

This article, by Jean Luc Cornille, follows on from the previous article “How an eye on equine entheses can beat navicular“.

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Prevention better than treatment for navicular

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Prevention better than treatment for navicular

Research is being carried out on the effects of “entheses” and how it affects the development of navicular syndrome.

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Research reveals the importance of hoof balance

| February 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Research reveals the importance of hoof balance

A team of international researchers which assessed the front legs of 34 riding horses at a trot, found evidence that uneven feet appeared to have more influence on loading factors than the individual foot characteristics of each horse.

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Help for apprentice farriers at hoof

| February 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
The new Blacksmith Buddy Junior, which attaches onto the Hoofjack.

A new device to help farriers and vets experiment with a trimming or crack repair has been released by US company Blacksmith Buddy.

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